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Statewide

2019 Free Fishing Days and Events

On Free Fishing Weekends, you don’t need a license to fish, crab or clam anywhere in Oregon.
That’s no license, no tag, no endorsement needed.

2019 Free Fishing* Weekends/Days

Feb. 16-17 (Saturday & Sunday), President’s Day Weekend
June 1-2 (Saturday & Sunday)
Aug. 17-18 (Saturday & Sunday)
Nov. 29-30 (Friday & Saturday), Thanksgiving Weekend

*The FINE PRINT: Area closures, bag limits and all other regulations still apply.

Join us at a Free Fishing Event

The first weekend in June is Oregon’s traditional Free Fishing Weekend. On this weekend, ODFW and its partners will be sponsoring fishing events throughout the state. These events are free, and at most we’ll even provide the gear and instruction you’ll need to get started – from baiting the hook to landing your catch.

FREE FISHING WEEKEND EVENTS

JUNE 1, 2019

NEAREST TOWN LOCATION TIME CONTACT SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
Alsea Oregon Hatchery Research Center 7:00 am - 2:00 pm Jen Krajcik,
541-487-5510
 
Baker City Highwy 203 Pond 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Adrian Cuzick,
541-523-1340
 
Bridal Veil Benson State Park, Benson Lake 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Miranda Mendoza,
503-695-2261
 
Camp Sherman Wizard Falls Hatchery 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Luke Allen,
541-595-6611
 
Chiloquin Klamath Hatchery 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Greg Lipsiea,
541-381-2278
 
Clatskanie Gnat Creek Hatchery 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Mike Hazen,
503-455-2234
Parking is located on the
hatchery grounds only. 
PLEASE DO NOT PARK
ALONG THE HIGHWAY
Florence Cleawox Lake 9 am - 2 pm Christine Clapp, 
541-265-8306, ext 253
 
Detroit Hoover Boat Ramp 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Isaac Morris,
503-854-3522
Disabled access available
Diamond Lake Diamond Lake 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Evan Leonetti,
541-464-2175
 
Enterprise Marr Pond 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Ron Harrod,
541-426-4467
 
Estacada Small Fry Lake; Promontory Park 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Dorothy Brown-Kwaiser,
503-630-8139
 
Eugene Alton Baker Park 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Emma Garner,
541-726-3515
 
Gaston Hagg Lake 6:00 am - 5:00 pm Please register: www.imhookedinc.org  
Gervais St. Louis Ponds 9:30 am - 2:00 pm John Cox,
971-673-6034
 
Gold Beach Libby Pond 8 am - noon    
Hammond Coffenbury Lake -Fort Stevens State Park 9:30 am - 1:00 pm Dane Osis,
971-338-8030
Disabled access available
Hebo Hebo Lake  10:00 am - 2:00 pm Luke Haworth,
503-392-5141
 
Hood River Lost Lake Resort 8:00 am - 7:00 pm Meighan McNerney,
541-386-6366
 
Klamath Falls Lake of the Woods Resort 9:00 am - 3:00 pm George Gregory,
541-949-8300
 
Lakeside Eel Lake/Tugman STP 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Antonio Salgado,
541-888-5515
 
Medford Fish Lake 9 am - 1 pm    
Oakridge Willamette Hatchery 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Tami Edmunds,
541-782-2933
 
Otis Salmon River Hatchery 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Michelle Viss,
541-994-8606
 
Prairie City McHaley Pond 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Brent Smith,
541-575-1167 ext 225
 
Rockaway Beach Nedonna Pond 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Brian Johnson,
503-368-6828
 
Selma Lake Selmac 8:00 am - 1:00 pm Dan VanDyke,
541-826-8778 ext 234
 
Silverton Silverton Marine Park 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Dawn Olson, 503-873-0405,
Ron Bell, 503-931-1346
(For Handicap Access)
**SEE BELOW FOR SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THIS EVENT.
Sun River Caldera Springs 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Tim Foulk,
541-593-1510
 
Sutherlin Cooper Creek Reservoir 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Evan Leonetti,
541-464-2175
 
Tillamook Trask River Hatchery 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM James Skaar,
503-842-4090
 
Toledo Olalla Reservoir 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Christine Clapp,
541-265-8306, ext 253
 

**SILVERTON SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: 

EVERYONE MUST RIDE THE BUSES TO AND FROM THE FOLLOWING SITES IN SILVERTON.  THERE IS NO PARKING AT THE MARINE PARK. THERE WILL BE BUSSES RUNNING ALL DAY FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 2:30 P.M.

1.  PARKING LOT NEXT TO ROTH'S   918 1ST ST.
2.  PARKING LOT ABOVE DUTCH BROTHER'S  301 WESTFIELD ST.
3.  SILVERTON LIBRARY   410 S WATER ST.
4.  NAZARENE CHURCH   1130 S WATER ST. 
5.  SILVERTON GRANGE  201 DIVISION ST.

Disabled access available

JUNE 2, 2019

NEAREST TOWN LOCATION TIME CONTACT SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
Gaston Haag Lake 6:00 am - 5:00 pm Please register on the following website:   www.imhookedinc.org  
Port Orford Arizona Pond 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM David Chambers, 541-332-7025  
Reedsport Lake Marie 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Evan Leonetti, 541-464-2175  

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